News of Maine's Coast and Islands
Rob Snyder is the president of the Island Institute. His monthly column explores the issues, ideas, and people that motivate the Institute's work.
He spoke of the need to relocate his island nation within 50-100 years due to sea level rise.
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The new fares represent a significant and unanticipated financial burden for the community.
Solutions to community problems often arise when you feel comfortable making mistakes…
The days of handshake deals … without public discussion are on their way out.
The press coverage of the event did not capture the sense of diplomacy I experienced.
An island with an economy based on tourism has little resilience in a natural disaster.
“These communities are made up of many different tribes, just like my home country…”
It’s about more than Netflix and Amazon Prime. It’s essential to community and economic vitality.
Our organization is launching a project to support local leaders who want to ready their communities for future storms and floods…